Resort Reviews by oo

Reviews of ski resorts submitted by oo. Currently 4 reviews.
Katashina Kogen
Katashina Village, Gunma
Submitted by oo on 27th March 2003
Katashina Kogen review by Oz
This resort is really good for families. It has the Miffy rabbit as its logo, and there are lots of facilities for kids, eg. a rubber tyre snow run complete with its own lift, and a huge plastic crocodile with a slippery dip or something inside it. So basically if you're looking for a good resort to take the kids to, this is it.

If you're adults wanting a good hard days skiing with long steep runs and fast
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GALA Yuzawa
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by oo on 6th November 2002
GALA Yuzawa review by oo
GALA, like other people have said, people tend to either love it or hate it.

It really depends on when you go there. Go after some good snow (and it does get good snow), on a weekday when there's not many people there and it can be a great day out.

Go on a crowded weekend with less-than-best snow and it can suck.

Makes you choice
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Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park
Hakuba Village, Nagano
Submitted by oo on 31st October 2002
Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park review by oo
I really like this place.

It may not be as big as Happo, but there's decent courses, good snow usually and not too crowded.

Definitely worth a try
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Niseko Mountain Resort Grand Hirafu
Kutchan Town, Hokkaido
Submitted by oo on 1st October 2002
Niseko Village Ski Resort review by oo (submitted before 2003)
Famous for being famous, best not to go with expectations too high - but you probably won't be disappointed. Amazing snow if you hit the place at the right time, probably the best in Japan. Let's Niseko
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